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Hello July

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      5 comments

Our July was ushered in on the heels of a mini thunderstorm last night -- thunder, lightning and wind galore!!! It was awesome!!! Goals for this month are: Lose 5% of body weight (9.93 lbs) Walk 100 miles Read 3 books (more if I can)... Read more

Making Progress

Sunday, June 28, 2015      5 comments

Made it to 3.5 minutes today on the rower. My hubby is at 23 minutes per sitting ..... I will get there one day!... Read more


Friday, June 26, 2015      7 comments

I have decided to add rowing to my daily exercise routine --- so, today I took my phone w/stopwatch feature to the rowing machine in the basement and rowed for as long as I could .... 1:54:95 HAHAHA Okay, it might not be much, but it is a st... Read more


Thursday, June 25, 2015      5 comments

I love to raise my hand when volunteers are needed --- so, if you can't run a marathon, do the next best thing and volunteer. GOAL (Get Out and Live) had a special event last night for the 1800 volunteers of the Ogden Marathon -- it was a fun t... Read more


Monday, June 22, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday was not only Father's Day (hope all the fathers had a wonderful celebration) and my 14th wedding anniversary (so very happy that God sent this man to me), it was the first day of SUMMER! Weather here in Utah has been a bit strange thi... Read more


Monday, June 01, 2015      3 comments

WOW time is moving at warp speed it seems --- 5 months of this year gone already! So, time to set new goals. First -- very proud of myself as I have finally attained ONEderland and I walked 100.6 miles in May. June Goals Reach mini g... Read more

Going Raw

Saturday, May 16, 2015      6 comments

I have begun to look at trying to be as 'raw' as possible with my intake in every category, so .... cousin suggested a new vitamin called Vitamin Code 50 & Wiser Women. Have been taking for one week and have to say I feel I have so much more en... Read more

Happy May Day

Friday, May 01, 2015      3 comments

Goals for this month: Spend at least 30 minutes per day with the Lord Drink at least 8 glasses of water Replace one meal each day with a smoothie (mostly green smoothie) Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day Walk at least 7000 steps... Read more

Saying Goodbye to April

Thursday, April 30, 2015      4 comments

Wild ride this month has been: Snowed three times, son-in-law was home on mid-tour leave, cousin/her hubby visited us for a week and .... I have bladder prolapse but will learn kegel exercises to try and rebuild some strength in that little 'ha... Read more

Bit Anxious

Monday, April 27, 2015      5 comments

this morning ... have a cervical prolapse consult appointment. Not an uncommon thing for women of my age I am told but ... leaving it all in God's hands!... Read more

Diabetes Summit

Sunday, April 12, 2015      4 comments

Recently attended a Diabetes Summit and learned more than I wanted to know about this disease. Here are some highlights of what I learned: Bacteria in the gut controls the brain -- need healthy environment there so -- a forkful of probiot... Read more

Last Full Week of March

Monday, March 23, 2015      2 comments

OMGosh ... I cannot believe how fast time flies -- I swear it didn't go by this quickly when I was younger!!! Today we are getting a much needed rain here in Utah -- hubs is very glad because he wants to put down our weed and feed! We ha... Read more

March -- Lion or Lamb

Sunday, March 01, 2015      4 comments

Still waiting to see how March is going to come in here in Utah --- we had blustery winds yesterday. I am hoping for the in like a lion approach so we will have out like a lamb but .... Of course, regardless, the first day of Spring is suppose ... Read more

New Month - Starting Again

Sunday, February 01, 2015      4 comments

and again!!! It's not that I didn't try in January to meet my goals for myself: •Saving instead of spending irresponsibly •Waking up at least 30 minutes earlier every day to spend time in prayer and reading the Word •To NOT eat the w... Read more

Disappointed in Myself

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      4 comments

I blew it! Going to wallow a bit then will dust myself off and get back to it! I lost 2 days somehow of being disciplined! My daily routine: wake, have a cup of warm lemon water, read my Bible and do my Bible studies, journal, have a c... Read more

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